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A fifth cruise terminal at Southampton
will open in 2013.
The new terminal is expected to cost
GBP30 million (US$46.31 million), but
according to estimates by Associated British
Ports (ABP), which operates the port, it could
boost the economy by GBP150 million
(US$231.57 million) a year. With work
commencing in 2011, the new structure is
designed to handle the biggest ships afloat.
The new terminal will face tough
competition. Portsmouth, close to
Southampton, is attracting niche cruise
lines like Swan Hellenic to its own new
terminal, while Liverpool is campaigning
hard for more cruise ship turnarounds.
This year will see more than 300
cruise ship call at Southampton, rising to
360 in 2011.
EU report on need to reduce
Shipping pollution should be reduced
to tackle climate change and prevent
damage to human health, according to
a report from the European Commission
released on December 21.
The European Commission’s Joint
Research Centre (JRC) provides an
overview of methodologies for estimating
air emissions from shipping, describes
technological solutions and proposes
policy options for reducing carbon
emissions and air pollution in this sector.
Maritime transport causes about four
percent of global man-made CO2
emissions, which makes its carbon
footprint approximately on par with
Germany. There is no regulation of
international maritime transport
emissions yet, but this is currently under
discussion in the International Maritime
Organisation (IMO) and at the United
Nations Framework Convention on
Climate Change (UNFCCC).
At present, around 90,000 merchant
ships transport more than 90 percent of
global goods and make maritime transport
indispensable for world economy.
Although maritime transport has the
lowest ratio of CO2 emissions per tonne, its
GHG emissions are expected to significantly
increase from currently around one
giga-tonne per year, by an estimated
150-200 percent over the next four decades.
Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea Dockyard at Motukea Island, Port Moresby is conveniently
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routes whilst offering all year deep water access.
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capacity by wedge cart, Maintenance bays for 7 vessels depending on length,
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Motukea Island, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Tel: (675) 321-2254 or (675) 321-8172 Fax:(675) 321-2505
Manager: Kurt Behnke
Email: email@example.com // Website: www.pngdockyard.com.pg
Australia Office: Tel: +61 407 581507 Fax:+61 747 506258
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The ‘Queen Victoria’ at Southampton’s City Cruise Terminal
Fifth cruise terminal for Port of Southampton
‘Castillo de Santisteban’, delivered in 2010, is an
example of a new generation, low-emissions,
high-efficiency vessel and features the first-
ordered MAN Diesel & Turbo dual-fuel engines
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